'50 things to do before you're 11¾' at Moseley Old Hall

Some felted toy robins placed in a holly bush

With a host of opportunities to try the '50 things' to do here at Moseley Old Hall, it is the perfect place to bring your family and friends to play and explore nature with our self-led activities.

Here in the grounds at Moseley, there are lots of ways that you can get to know nature and enjoy the experiences that it can offer you. Why not pick up one of the ‘50 things to do before you’re 11¾’ pamphlets from our welcome team and get some natural inspiration for your family day out.

Here are our top things to try from the ‘50 things to do before you’re 11¾’ list:

No. 1 Get to know a tree (hide)

Disappear from view in our secret tree hide, deep in the Kings Walk wood. Are you brave enough to climb to the top?

Tree climbing at Moseley Old Hall
Tree climbing at Moseley Old Hall
Tree climbing at Moseley Old Hall

No. 9 Eat a picnic in the wild

You are welcome to picnic anywhere in our gardens; there are some lovely picnic tables in our farmyard, or why not find a spot in the long grass in our meadow?

Our Cart Shed Kiosk is open for takeaway hot and cold drinks, soft scroop ice-creams, crisps and cakes and bakes so don't worry if you forgot to pack a treat or two - we have you covered!

No. 13 Make a mud creation

In the woods there is a great mud pie making kitchen waiting for very creative cooks. There is no pots and pans but there is plenty of mud! Feel free to bring your own from home and cook up something extra tasty! You could even use your tub from your ice cream from our Cart Shed Kiosk!

No. 18 Create some wild art

Let nature inspire you - why not make a frame using sticks then fill in your 'canvas' with natural materials you find on our woodland floor. 

Don't forget to share your creations with us on our Facebook page - we love to see what you have been up to!


No. 31 Make friends with a bug

There are lots of bugs to find around Moseley. Why not lead your very own bug hunting expedition? Listen to what you can hear buzzing in the meadow and see what creepy crawlies you can discover in the woods.

Why not download and print one of our spotter trails before you arrive. Don't forget to listen out for the crickets in the long grass, and watch the butterflies dance and flutter in the meadow.

Wildflower spotter's guide (PDF / 0.4072265625MB) download

Bird spotter's guide (PDF / 0.34375MB) download

Butterfly spotter's guide (PDF / 0.3603515625MB) download